Redbourn and Markyate fire crews free trapped man after crash
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Firefighters freed a man trapped in a car, following a two-vehicle collision in a village at the weekend.
At 11.21am yesterday (Sunday), fire crews from Redbourn and Markyate were called to a crash on the A5 in Markyate, at the junction with Luton Road.
A spokesman for Herts Fire Service said that cutting gear had to be used to extract a man trapped by his injuries in one of the vehicles. Three other people were also rescued, without injury.
A spokeswoman for Herts Police said that officers were called shortly after 11.15am to a collision between a Toyota Yaris and a Toyota Corolla.
She said the fire service was asked to help as one man was left trapped, and the ambulance service also attended.
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The injured man was taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital but his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
Both vehicles were recovered and the road was re-opened at 2.20pm.
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